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felt their chances were better in ohio than say virginia or florida was because of the auto industry. as you've mentioned before, one in eight jobs in this state are connected to the auto industry. the auto bailout is very popular. the president never missed a chance on a campaign trail in ohio to talk about how he had gotten the auto industry back on track and how governor romney opposed that bailout. >> thank you very much. we have breaking news of this moment. cbs news projects that mitt romney will carry the state of south carolina. no great surprise. mccain won that state by 9% in 2008, but we can now project that mitt romney will carry the state of south carolina. bob and nora, state of ohio again. it's so critical tonight. it might be said that if the president wins reelection tonight, he may have won it in 2009 when he signed that auto bailout. >> it very well might be the case. i still don't understand why governor romney went to cleveland today. this is the most heavily democratic part of the country and one of the most heavily democratic counties. maybe he was just trying
and could come down to one state, but which one, florida, virginia, or-- >> i think you may have noticed everyone paying's a lot of attention to ohio. >> schieffer: and them there's the wild card. what will the impact that the super storm that destroyed parts of new jersey and plunkedly the lower half the manhattan into darkness have the race? we've got the latest on hurricane sandy damage,en and this we'll turn to the best of the best political remembers, analysts and race watchers to give us their take on the presidential race. we'll start with peggy noonan of the "wall street journal." dee dee myers of "vanity fair." richard lowry of the "national review." harvard university's david gergen. and our own john dickerson. then we'll talk to stu rothenberg of the stu rothenbe rothenberg political reports. allen stanford of the university of virginia center for politics, democratic pollster anna greenberg, and republican analyst leslie sanchez of the impacto group. and our own cbs news elections director anthony salvanto. we're coming to the end of the campaign 2012, and we've got it all on
campaigned in the concord, new hampshire, hollywood, florida and cincinnati, ohio. nancy cordes is covering the obama campaign. good morning. >> reporter: charlie and norah, good morning to you. the president closes his campaign today in the three midwest states that are central to his strategy, ohio,w iowa an wisconsin. his victory is almost assured if he wins here and they would be willing to put money on a big win. >> hello, florida. hello virginia. hello, ohio. >> reporter: crisscrossing the country the president told crowds of 10,000 and 20,000 that he's the same bipartisan hopeful truth teller they elected four years ago. new know what i believe. you know where i stand. you know i tell the truth. ♪ >> reporter: in the closing days this campaign has taken on the air of a traveling concert. over the weekend katie perry, dave matthews and stevie wonder warmed up the president's crowd. another picture on the campaign trail, former president bill clinton. >> he's been a good commander-in-chief, a good decider in chief. >> reporter: publicly and privately obama campaign officials express
is that northbound fourth street is blocked at florida avenue northeast. florida avenue itself is open. so you can access that area but i would suggest that you just avoid it with all that activity there you are bound to hit some delays there. but northbound fourth is blocked at florida avenue and anything leading top morse street there -- up to morse street there. first of all the maps, gw parkway looks great. here's the 14th street bridge, northbound the delays here and in hand landmark northbound 95 the same story from quantico and springfield just the normal slow stuff trying to get to the beltway or beyond on to 395. back over to another live picture this time we're going to goth other side of town -- go to the other side of town. this is pretty much what it looks lick on the west side between 270 tysons corner and springfield. we'll also go to another live picture this time let's take a look at 270. on the southbound side if you're planning to head southbound off and on delays out of frederick to 109. let's go back over to the graphics, some information on penn line 407 which is now running
, florida still too close to call. but he has the electoral votes. he needs 274 to mitt romney's 243. both with 49%. only several hundred thousand votes now separating the president from mitt romney in the popular vote. he's clearly won the electoral vote and there's so much anticipation in chicago for his acceptance speech. >> the loser will come out and give the concession speech first. so, i'm sure president obama is awaiting mitt romney to accept forward and acknowledge he has been defeated and then president obama comes forward and says hopefully in a gracious way, that he has won. we are looking live at the stage in boston, as a matter of fact, where the crowd, a lot more subdued as you might expect is awaiting mitt romney to step forward and at some point i suspect soon, we will hear from the former governor of massachusetts who as we said is in boston. he will come forward to acknowledge he has been defeated despite running a very tough and hard campaign against an incumbent as has been noted many times, this is the first time since franklin roosevelt has been re-elected with unemp
to the state of florida on wednesday. it's expected to hit nework and new jersey. >> new orleans wins at home. philadelphia needed a win. didn't get it. >> are your hometown chicago bears good enough to win the super bowl? >> yes, they are. >> you have a favorite team? >> the patriots, and i take personal full responsibility for their two super bowl wins. >> is it true you did some shows with no audience last week? >> yes. >> what was that like? >> about like tonight. >> and all that matters. >> it's a couple hours off from work tomorrow. >> on "cbs this morning." >> did you go to the polls and vote yet? >> yes. >> was it exciting? >> it was a blast. captioning funded by cbs >>> welcome to "cbs this morning." this is the day when voters choose the next president of the united states. the traditional first votes have already been counted in new hampshire in the tiny village of dixville notch. president obama got five votes and governor mitt romney got five. and the outcome is expected to be just as close nationwide. >> that's right. three new polls of likely voters have just come out. one of t
of the big states are looking at virginia, ohio and florida. they know it's going to be close, but again, they feel like they've put in the work and that the president is going to come away with a victory tonight. >> thank you, so much. let's turn to susan mcginnis live at romney headquarters in boston. and susan, as we mentioned, mitt romney broke with tradition a bit today and went out and campaigned. was this a sign that he really thinks he can turn a red state blue or is he really concerned that he doesn't have a big enough playing field to win? >> reporter: well, what i think, derek, what he's doing is all he can to get every single vote he can before the polls close for good. so again, what he said was he didn't want to lose this election without having done all he can, so he made this late decision to keep on campaigning until the 11th hour. that's why we saw him in cleveland, we saw him in pittsburgh. he got, you know, fabulous greetings in both places and in pittsburgh he looked at the crowd and he said now this is how you know that i'm going to win. and he sounds very confiden
in florida, ohio, and colorado. meanwhile, mitt romney started his day in iowa, followed by stops in ohio, pennsylvania, and virginia. danielle nottingham reports on the race to the finish. >> reporter: stevie wonder opened for president obama in cincinnati, ohio, adding some new lyrics to one of his old hits. the president followed by singing the praises of his supporters. >> i need you, ohio. >> reporter: ohio is just one of several battleground states both candidates visited sunday. >> if the president were to be reelected, he would -- it's possible, but not likely. >> reporter: mitt romney also traveled to iowa and pennsylvania where he cut into the president's lead. the election is so close, the president even joined president bill clinton in new hampshire, which holds just four of the 270 electoral votes needed to win. both the romney and obama campaigns are predicting a victory on tuesday, but the polls show a very tight race with no clear favorite. pollsters say if anyone has an edge, it's the president, because he needs fewer swing states to win the white house. >> i still think
give him florida and north carolina's two states where he's doing well. then we'll also give him virginia, with its 13 electoral votes. we're starting here with a map of other states that he would definitely get. well, now you've got him to 266. now he can take any one of those remaining five battleground states to win. even little four electoral votes from new hampshire. so, that shows you why ohio is such a big deal. if we take ohio off of the map now, that takes him down to 252. >> well, my question s of those that you just showed, how many of those states is he leading in? >> well, this is -- if you really want to start in his strongest positions are in north carolina and in virginia -- excuse me, north carolina and in florida. that only gets him to 25 235 if you add in the states he's already got. that's where he's doing the best right now. that's why his path to 270 is so tough. >> the path for the president? >> well, the path for the president is better. you could even see a situation with the president, where if he lost virginia, let's give virginia, ohio, and florida to
communications through e-mail with a woman named jill kelley, the florida woman who is said to have received threatening e- mails from paula broadwell. broadwell is the buying a geographer with whom petraeus was having an extramarital affair. broadwell's home was searched overnight. >>> maryland state police have arrested a florida truck driver involved in a deadly crash in frederick county. 34-year-old watson tr pierre is -- watson pierre is charged with two counts of vehicular homicide. it struck a pickup truck on route 75 near new partial. the two men inside -- new market. the two men inside the pickup died at the scene. >>> some parents in the district could be getting some news they might not be so happy about soon. school chancellor henderson is talking about consolidating schools. she may be coming out with a list later today of the underpopulated schools which she could recommend for closure which would save the city some money. >>> it is 5:04. time for the latest your money report of the morning. >> wall street should be back in full swing today. we'll see what happens when the numb
and 50 in charlotte. florida, showers, no big deal. some storms in orlando, 78. showers in jacksonville, 70 and 82 with showers and storms in miami. we'll come back and talk about the weekend weather for the redskins, watching the possibility of another recent one next week. >> thank you, topper. >>> well tomorrow more than 1,000 puppeteers will be marching down the national mall. they are all rallying in response to mitt romney's comment during the first presidential debate saying he wanted to eliminate the government funding for pbs. the most popular show on that network, of course, is sesame street. and you can bet that all the news did not sit so well with big bird. today, you can spot him at a polling place in austin, texas and you probably figured out who he is going to vote for. >>> we've got continuing coverage of the upcoming election coverage on our website. just go to wusa9.com. click on the campaign 2012 banner at the top of our home page. anita? >>> and the new york city marathon is the latest victim of super storm sandy. just a few hours ago, the marathon was canceled at t
. and he swept all of the big battleground states. florida, ohio, and yes, virginia barely. now listen to this -- [ cheering and applause ] now that is the sound of wild cheers of the obama victory rally in chicago as the newly re-elected president walked out to deliver his victory speech around 1:40 this morning. in it he thanked the nearly 158 million americans that voted for him especially since some people waited in line for several hours to vote. he even mentioned it in his speech by saying quote by the way, we have got to fix that. now in regards to his opponent the president not only congratulated governor romney on a hard fought campaign, he wants to sit down with him in the weeks ahead to talk about working together to move forward. >> i believe we can seize this future together. because we are not as divided as our politics suggest. we're not as cynical as the pundits believe. we are greater than the sum of our individual ambitions and we remain more than a collection of red states and blue states. we are and forever will be the united states of america. [ cheering and applau
it into perspective gist east of gallaudet university fourth and morse street northeast and then florida avenue of course affected right there as well. so keep that in mind for your travel plans east of gallaudet. now here coming in from 66, manassas centreville fairfax, no issues to report. we're looking good right now. but again it's going to be a normal rush hour and that means delays will form quickly through the rush hour. a live look outside near route 28 and you can see the traffic is moving well. let's go back over to our maps this time we'll head over to the southern side of maryland. no problems out of brandy wine or ac key week and a live look at -- accokeek and a live look here. >>> robert griffin iii is being compared to last year's rookie of the year. >> but it turns out rg3 would rather be compared to someone else instead of cam newton. that story coming up at 6:00. >> and we want to take another look at our question of the morning -- >> yep, okay, so our facebook friend joe wrote -- i agree, that movie still freaks me out. >> me too. log on to the wusa9 facebook fan page leave y
destroyed or possibly even going missing. in virginia early voting was delayed, and in florida voters waited in long lines, as long as four hours in the sun. now we're back here at the election wall. in 30 minutes we're going to go inside the dream act, what maryland voters need to know as they head to the polls today. andrea and mike, back to you. >> thank you, jessica. >>> in virginia the polls are now open and they'll be open until 7:00 p.m. in maryland and the district the polls will open at 7:00 a.m. until 8:00 p.m. you can learn more about all the local candidates and ballot questions at wusa9.com. click on campaign 2012. and be sure to join us tonight for complete coverage of all the races. >>> coming up will the hispanic vote surprise america on election day? heavily courted by both presidential candidates. when we return, we'll take a look at how the latino vote has become a core of the u.s. election scene. >>> howard here with your weather first and a cold but dry election day. we start with maybe just a couple of cloud here and there, but overall a sunny day. we'll have temperat
've performed in past elections and he comes up with probabilities like gambling odds. >> florida, for example, we had romney with a 60% chance of winning. that's how often when you have a one-point lead in the average of polls you've wound up winning in the past. in ohio we have obama with about a 75% chance of winning because he has a larger lead so it's more likely to be enduring on election day itself. >> i'm projecting that you need to win 99 games in order to make it to the post office. >> reporter: think money ball, the book and film about how a geek used numbers to outdo the oakland a's scouts using their intuition to find undervalued baseball players who could win. in other words, the stat-heads versus the pundits again. nate silver started out as a baseball statistician before moving on to politics. his new book "the signal and the noise" describes his theories. in the 2008 election, silver called 49 out of 50 states right. tell me what the difference between the kind of poll that cbs does and the sort of process that nate silver goes through. >> well, i think those are very differen
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